News & Events: June 2013

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    New Designers 2013: COVER’S Choice

    COVER magazine is a media partner of New Designers 2013 (Part 1). Check our blog this weekend for three features on our choices for the exhibition’s top designers: Daniel Beckford, Judith Watson and Penny Allen.

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    Fabric meat carcasses by Tamara Kostianovsky

    Presented as part of the exhibition ‘Nourritures Premiers’ during Maison et Objet 2013, Tamara Kostianovsky’s new installation, Actus Reus reduces the crudeness of slaughtered livestock to plush cuts of meat.

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    Fabrica & Tai Ping: From the Floor up

    In an inspired union of East and West, Tai Ping carpets has teamed up with the leading manufacturer of custom handmade carpets, Fabrica, to create nine unique objects, presented this week at the Designer’s Days fair in Paris.

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    Rainbow Room installation by Pierre le Riche

    The Rainbow Room installation by Cape Town-based designer Pierre le Riche expresses a critical view of Afrikaner masculine attitude to homosexuality in post-Apartheid South Africa

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    Françoise Paressant at Galerie Chevalier

    The current exhibition at Galerie Chevalier in Paris ‘Osées les tapisseries en technicouleur de Françoise Paressant’ is a presentation of tapestries by French artist Françoise Paressant

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    Studio Fabio Novembre: Lapsus for Gufram

    ‘Lapsus’ is Fabio Novembre’s latest carpet-chaise longue design produced in a limited edition by Gufram. Taking place at ‘Le Dictateur’ during Milan Design Week 2013, guests were invited to enter a clinical-looking room through a tiny door, reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland.

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    Graduate Fashion Week 2013 sees a rise in textile design

    Graduate Fashion Week is the world’s leading event for fashion graduates, representing the future of creative design talent. Taking place in June, before the design college’s reveal their grad shows, it is a chance for over 1,000 graduates to present their work.

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    Felt Rugs by Peace Industry

    These beautiful felt wool rugs by San Francisco-based company Peace Industry are made in Turkey using traditional felt making techniques

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